The Hillgate serves traditional pub food and has a strong sense of identity with a following of loyal locals. Its quietly tucked away position, behind Notting Hill Gate, gives a false impression of this lively public house. Pavement seating is also available.

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24 Hillgate Street
W8 7SR
+44 (0)20 7727 8543
Public transport:
Notting Hill Gate, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

3 out of 5 based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Hillgate

2.0 out of 5 4 November 2015
by Huw R.

The makeover ruinedwhat was once a real, old-fashioned London pub, such a shame. A loss :(more

4.0 out of 5 18 April 2014
by Michael S.

If you feel like drinking all day in lieu of eating and then eating late at night because you decided that you probably shouldn't move up to illicit drugs and/or partying, this is the place for you!

Fun people watching - Highly recommend the sausage roll and scotch egg along with a closing drink. 4.5 stars.more

1.0 out of 5 25 June 2013
by The T.

We spent £50 on food and drink here for 3 people - it's not cheap.

We ordered chips for the table to share which did not come out with the other food. When I mentioned this, the guy at the bar sighed and said he had forgot to put it through and asked me for £3.50. I asked how long the chips would be and he said 6 or 7 minutes. He forgot, and I can't believe he asked me to pay. For the...more

4.0 out of 5 2 December 2012
by Joshua J.

As far as pubs go there aren't a lot of things this place could do better in order to receive a 5 stars, bar perhaps being in an old listed space or have a mega selection of beer.

I've not eaten at the Hillgate, but the food does look ok -- I don't think its necessary to have tried the food to review a pub seeing that drinking is far more important than dining.

Very cozy with an open fire...more

4.0 out of 5 20 April 2012
by Meike B.

Several years must have passed since I last visited the Hillgate. Memories of a dark and slightly dingy old men's pub have been replaced by a careful makeover. The bar was heaving on a Thursday night, and we were lucky to be able to grab a corner of one of the big pine tables. A section of the bar is reserved for diners without the Hillgate having to much of a gastro pub feel about it.


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